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Bank Robberies

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‘Snowboarder Bandit’ Gets 2 More Years For Orange County Bank Robberies

The bank robber known as the “Snowboarder Bandit,” who was already sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for bank heists in Riverside County, was given two more years for 10 bank robberies in Orange County.

03/14/2014

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‘Button-Down Bandit’ Wanted In IE, OC Bank Robberies

A bank robber dubbed the “Button-down Bandit” is wanted in connection with four Southern California heists over the past four weeks.

12/03/2013

Bank surveillance photos of a man wanted on suspicion of robbing seven banks throughout Southern California (credit: FBI)

Public’s Help Sought In Identifying So-Called ‘Desperate Bandit’

Authorities on Friday asked for the public’s help in identifying the “Desperate Bandit” suspected in at least seven Southern California bank hold-ups.

10/12/2012

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‘Plain Jane’ Bandit Strikes Again

The “Plain Jane” bandit, who is accused of holding up seven banks in Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties, robbed a bank in Downey on Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/30/2012

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‘Snowboarder Bandit’ Charged In Connection With 3 Coachella Valley Bank Robberies

Felony robbery and burglary charges were filed Wednesday against the alleged “snowboarder bandit,” who is suspected in three Coachella Valley bank robberies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2012

Image of the bank robber who held up a Citibank in Rowland Heights on Jan. 14. (credit: labankrobbers.org)

Parolee Accused Of Robbing 5 San Gabriel Valley Banks, Leading Police Chase

A parolee accused of robbing five banks and leading police on a chase while fleeing the latest robbery is scheduled to appear in court Thursday.

05/03/2012

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‘Snowboarder Bandit’ Possibly Strikes Again In Orange County

The so-called “Snowboarder Bandit” may have struck again, after a man fitting the serial bank robber’s description robbed a Chase bank in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/22/2012

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Bank Robberies Drop In Southern California

BanThe FBI says bank robberies have significantly dropped in Southern California, thanks to closer cooperation among law enforcement agencies, better security measures at banks and more media coverage.

02/01/2012

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Reward Offered For Information Leading To ‘Market Duo’ Bandits

The FBI offered a $10,000 reward Tuesday for information leading to the conviction of the so-called Market Duo bandits, who are suspected of robbing four bank branches inside Orange County grocery stores since October.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/20/2011

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FBI Offers $10K Reward For Apprehension Of Supermarket Bank Robbers

The FBI is on the hunt for a pair of bank robbers who are behind a string of recent holdups in Orange County. The “Market Duo Bandits” target supermarkets that have bank branches inside.

12/19/2011

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Bomb Threat Bandit Wanted For Bank Robberies In West Covina And West Hollywood

The hunt is on for a bank robber believed to be responsible for recent Bank of America holdups in the cities of West Covina and West Hollywood. In both instances, a device resembling a homemade bomb was left behind.

12/02/2011

The man suspected in three bank heists is seen in this surveillance picture dated July 19, 2011. (credit: FBI)

‘Tri-Cities Bandit’ Arrested After Allegedly Robbing 10th Bank

Authorities say they have arrested the so-called Tri-Cities Bandit after he allegedly robbed a tenth bank in Southern California.

08/19/2011

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Redlands Police Arrest Suspect In 2 Bank Robberies

Authorities say a 46-year-old man suspected of robbing two banks in San Bernardino County is under arrest.

05/14/2011

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‘All Ears Bandit’ Robs 3 Bank Of America Branches Over 2 Weeks

A bank robber’s prominent ears may get him collared by the FBI.

03/28/2011

The bank robber, known to authorities as the "Balding Bandit," has been linked to three bank robberies in La Mirada, officials said. (credit: Bank Surveillance Photo)

Deputies Nab “Balding” Bank Robber

L.A. County deputies arrested Steven Gary Platis, who got the nickname because of his receding hairline, at a high desert Hesperia home yesterday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/14/2010